Volume 7, Number 5, Fall 1980
The White River Valley Historical Society held its regular quarterly meeting on September 14 at 1:15 P.M. in the Good Memorial College Center Cafeteria at The School of the Ozarks with President Lucille A. Brown presiding. The invocation was given by Betty Brown.
Esther Beveridge was in charge of the attendance register which was signed by sixty members and guests. President Brown extended greetings and new members and guests were introduced.
Minutes of the Annual meeting on June 8 were approved as printed.
The Secretarys report communicated the following information:
Seven members joined during the first quarter of 1980-1981.
Three hundred thirty-six (336) issues of Volume 7 - Number 4 (Summer 80) were mailed on August 22.
Three Topical Index and one hardback "Son of Pioneers" were sold.
Announcements concerning todays meeting were sent to 11 area newspapers.
Article submitted to The State Historical Review was printed in April issue.
The Treasurers records showed a bank balance of $2117.18.
It was announced that the Secretary-Treasurer would edit the Quarterly for 1980-81. She asked that material for publications continue to be submitted.
Ralph Lucas, Museum Chairman, reported that Dr. Dorothy Cummings had donated many of the requested issues of National Geographic to Ralph Foster Museum.
New Business Motion on Quarterly Pages
The proposition to add more pages to the Quarterly, if enough material was obtainable, was suggested; cost to be an additional $65.00 to the present price of $360.00. The Secretary announced a re-evaluation of quarterly costs requested by The S of 0 Press will be made before January 1 and that a raise in price can be expected. Leonard Williams moved that the magazine be kept to 20 pages. Motion carried.
Kathieen VanBuskirk, Program Chairman, was moderator for a Show and Tell session in which 24 members displayed and explained a variety of historical treasures.
December 14 was announced as the next meeting date.
Meeting adjourned at 3:50 P.M.
Lucille A. Brown
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